• Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Medicine - General Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Chair, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Dr. Spector is a physician-scientist with a focus on the prevention and management of adverse health outcomes related to heat exposure and other climate-related hazards in working populations. She is actively engaged in interdisciplinary research to evaluate health benefits of conservation interventions to inform progress toward sustainable development and climate goals. She has been a faculty member at the University of Washington since 2012 and holds appointments in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) and Medicine (General Internal Medicine). She is the Director of Occupational & Environmental Medicine at the University of Washington and Assistant Chair for Occupational Medicine Partnerships in DEOHS.

  • MD, Yale University
  • MPH, John Hopkins University
  • BA, Harvard University
Health Topics 
  • Environmental Health (incl. Climate Change)
  • Health Interventions
  • Prevention
  • Workforce
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